Buccolica calphurnii : sine commento.

Calpurnius Siculus, Titus.
[Paris : Antoine Caillaut, ca. 1496-1498]
[26] leaves (last leaf blank) ; 21 cm. (4to)

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Standardized Title:
Other Title:
Incipit: C Calphurnii carmen buccolicum incipit feliciter
Explicit: C Calphurnii buccolicu[m] carmen desinit
t?o. a.i* seuq MeUi (C) 1496 (Q)
Printers' devices (Printing) -- France -- Paris -- 15th century.
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Includes the four Eclogues of Nemesianus.
Imprint from ISTC. GW gives "um 1500" as imprint date with note: "Der Zusatz 'sine commento' im Titel, der anscheinend das Vorhandensein kommentierter Ausgaben voraussetzt, verweist die Ausgabe möglicherweise ins 16. Jh."
Chancery quarto. Leaf a2v: 23 lines, plus printed marginalia; area of text: 146 x 62 (71) mm. Initial spaces, some with guide letters. With signatures; without foliation or catchwords. Woodcut printer's device of Antoine Caillaut (106 x 88 mm.), with figure of St. Anthony and monogram AC, on title leaf. "The saint stands in front of his desert cell, holding a book and a rosary in one hand and his staff in the other. Behind him is a pig wearing a bell, a symbol of St. Anthony. The border contains the name of St. Anthony at the top and that of the printer on either side, his forename, Antoine, being part of the woodblock and his last name, Caillaut, being set in type. The two initial Cs are of different fonts."--M. Harman, Printer's and publisher's devices in incunabula in the University of Illinois Library, no. 17.
Signatures: a-b⁸ c¹⁰ (c10 blank).
Not in Goff.
Online version available via Colenda
Local notes:
Leaf size: 198 x 136 mm.
Penn Libraries copy: rubrication: 2-line initial and capital strokes supplied by a reader in red on leaf a2r; other leaves without rubrication.
Penn Libraries copy: 2-line initials on leaves a4r, a6r, a8v, b8v, c2v, c6v, and c8r supplied by a reader in brown ink; some ms. underlines in brown ink; early ms. marginal note in brown ink on leaf c3v.
Penn Libraries copy has partially illegible ms. ownership inscription ("Bibliotheca August[...?] Angiae[?]") at foot of title leaf.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full modern(?) brown leather.
Penn Libraries copy has paper slip with printed description in French (of this copy?) affixed to front pastedown.
Penn Chronology:
1496-1498 (ca.)
Cited in:
GW 5928
Hillard, D. Catalogues régionaux des incunables ... de France, VI, 553
ISTC ic00066050
Caillaut, Antoine, fl. 1483-1506, printer.
Incunable Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Nemesianus, Marcus Aurelius Olympius. Eclogues.